The Richmond, Va.-based startup has spun off, in simple terms, its technology business from its creative business. The company focuses on local police and fire departments but also serves other municipal agencies.
Still working to build off last year’s huge acquisition of NIC, the government technology giant has created new product portfolios and discarded previous logos. The news comes as Tyler continues its expansion.
As the market for technology companies serving government has exploded, state and local agencies have never had more options for solutions that fit their specific needs.
The company has bought up MAGIQ Software, which occupies much of the same space as Springbrook but comes with some extra technology as well. It’s Springbrook’s second acquisition since it spun out from Accela last year.
The company, which provides data publication and other services to municipalities and schools, will be the very first investment for a new private equity firm. The move appears to position Munetrix for an eventual sale.
Now residents can call for help via certain Amazon Alexa voice-activated devices in homes. The move comes as emergency dispatchers seek more detailed information from callers and as 911 technology improves nationwide.
The latest product from the growing government technology vendor reflects advances in connecting multiple agencies. RapidSOS says the tool could increase access to real-time data and speed up emergency responses.
Citizen surveys made gains during the pandemic, and now the Israeli startup wants to ditch paper and phone responses in favor of a totally online experience that is also statistically sound.
The move will offer local governments tools to make it faster and easier to review project plans. It will also give the startup Symbium access to one of the largest user bases in gov tech — Accela’s.
The company’s buying spree continues with the purchase of Arx, whose cloud-based software is designed to improve access to law enforcement data. The move could help agencies strengthen ties with residents.